I always get PWS:Win32/Lmir.UA in my computer. This first happened in a few weeks ago. I used Norton remove it. The process was succeeded. But my computer was not working right after removal. Yesterday I checked again and this virus is still in the list. How can I do to remove it complete? If you are not sure of how to remove Trojan virus, this post can help you.
PWS:Win32/Lmir.UA is a stubborn Trojan virus which is mainly used to steal important information on the infected computer. According to the recent report, we have confirmed that this virus is mainly created for data stealing. If this Trojan virus is staying in your computer, it can record all the accounts and passwords you have typed on the keyboard by recording and analysing every key stroke on the keyboard which is connected to the infected computer. It would collect all the data that can be used and send to its creators. Its creators may use the data to steal your money, or spam money from your contacts. The important data it collects may also sell to other hackers for further illegal activities. This Trojan virus is about to hack your important social networking accounts and your online game account, then use your accounts to scam money from your friends and contacts. It usually logs in your account, pretends to be you then borrow money from your contacts in your name.
Trojan virus is categorized as PC virus. It has capability to disguise itself as a plain file to break through many defences of the host system. This virus usually pretends to be an attachment from innocent advertising mails, attractive online pop-ups, alluring links displaying on some websites or a message from your contacts. It also comes with junk mails, free software, hacked website or unknown resources. In a word, this virus is spread widely and it hides in every corner on the net. It is not difficult for this virus to get into a weak computer which is not fully protected. To avoid this infection, you need to be careful when opening every file. Once installed successfully, this virus would begin activating its infection immediately. It would change desktop background, file extension and computer settings. This is the most obvious sign of infection. Then it will eat up most of the RAM so your computer cannot function as good as before. The infected PC gets stuck every time you open a file or run a program, you can barely use it. It is a wise choice to remove this virus as soon as possible before it makes more chaos.
PWS:Win32/Lmir.UA allows cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without being noticed and it could disable executable programs installed on your computer and cause system crash. Also it will change important settings on your computer to allow remote control from cyber criminals. Other than that, it will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. As soon as you use Norton to remove it, you will get an error saying that Remove Failed just like the following picture shows.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
Step1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
Step2. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
PWS:Win32/Lmir.UA is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of xx
Step 4. Clear all the malicious cookies in browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
PWS:Win32/Lmir.UA is a stubborn virus. To sum up, this virus can check the sensitive data in the infected computer, collect the information it want and send to hackers. Trojan virus can contact remote server which belongs to hackers so hacker can get the information they want. They can also remotely contact or control the infected PC with the help of Trojan virus. This Trojan virus specializes in stealing data in target PC. It can record all of the key strokes on the infected computer so that it can easily get your account and password. It mainly steals online game account or social network tool account to scam money from your contacts in them. With this nasty Trojan virus in your computer, you cannot use the infected computer properly and safely because every step takes forever to finish. It can take more than 5 minute to boot up the infected computer while it usually takes about 1 minute to do so before infect. If you want to protect your computer, you need to remove this nasty trojan horse instantly.
Published by & last updated on January 23, 2014 9:11 am